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Published on: Saturday, December 25, 2021, 07:57 PM IST

LIVE COVID-19 Live Updates: Delhi, Mumbai report sharp rise in Covid cases; India's Omicron tally at 442

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25 December 2021 07:57 PM IST

Telangana reports 3 more Omicron cases. State tally climbs to 41.

25 December 2021 07:57 PM IST

Maharashtra reports two new Omicron cases, state's tally reaches 110: Health Department

Maharashtra also reported 1,485 new cases and 12 deaths in a single day. Active cases at 9,102. The new Omicron cases were reported from Aurangabad.

25 December 2021 07:57 PM IST

Delhi reports 249 positive cases, one death in the last 24 hours. The city has 934 active cases.

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25 December 2021 07:57 PM IST

Mumbai reports 757 new Covid cases, highest since June 24.

25 December 2021 07:57 PM IST

Nagpur district disaster management authority has taken the decision to ban all types of rallies from December 25.

25 December 2021 07:57 PM IST

Assam to impose night curfew from 11.30 p.m. to 6 a.m. starting December 26 amid Covid concerns.

The revised night curfew timings will be imposed in Assam from 6 am on December 26. However, it will be lifted for a day on December 31.

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25 December 2021 07:57 PM IST

33 medical students of a medical college in Kolar, Karnataka, have tested Covid positive. All the students have been isolated in a hospital: District Surveillance Officer Dr Charani.

25 December 2021 07:57 PM IST

Of the 21 new cases, 11 are from Jaipur, six from Ajmer and three from Udaipur. One of the patients is from Maharashtra.

25 December 2021 05:01 PM IST

Omicron scare: Rajasthan reports 21 new cases of COVID-19 variant, tally reaches 43

Rajasthan has reported 21 new cases of 'Omicron', taking the number of people infected with the new variant of COVID-19 to 43, an official said.

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25 December 2021 05:01 PM IST

Puducherry posts 12 COVID-19 cases, tally touches 1.29 lakh.

Puducherry confirmed 12 new cases of coronavirus during the last 24 hours pushing the total case count to 1,29,406.

25 December 2021 04:07 PM IST

Odd-even scheme implemented in Delhi's Sarojini Nagar market, curb on gatherings

Amid the increasing threat of Covid-19, a video of people thronging Delhi's Sarojini Nagar market in large numbers has gone viral after which the market will now remain open on the basis of the odd-even scheme on December 25 and 26, officials said.

25 December 2021 04:07 PM IST

Liverpool stars request fans, supporters to take vaccination boosters

Premier League club Liverpool is at the forefront of a campaign to spread the word among football fans that they need to take vaccination boosters against COVID-19, especially since 'Omicron' is emerging as the dominant variant in the UK.

25 December 2021 03:15 PM IST

Will hold meeting with officials on Sunday regarding COVID situation, says Karnataka CM Bommai

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said he would hold a meeting with experts on COVID-19 on Sunday in Bengaluru in view of the rising COVID-19 cases in the country.

25 December 2021 03:15 PM IST

COVID-19: Delhi's Sacred Heart Cathedral remains close, people light candles at back gate

On the occasion of Christmas, People lighted candles at the back gate of the Sacred Heart Cathedral in the national capital as the church remained closed for visitors in view of the current COVID-19 situation.

25 December 2021 03:15 PM IST

Mansukh Mandaviya urges people to get vaccinated 'soon'

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday shared an incident of Maharashtra's Hingoli where a 108-year-old man received COVID-19 vaccine and urged all to get their dose too, to "help in securing country".

25 December 2021 03:15 PM IST

Christmas celebrations muted in Delhi amid Omicron fears

The Christian community in the national capital celebrated Christmas on Saturday with caution as fewer people reached churches amid concern over the Omicron variant of coronavirus.

25 December 2021 12:50 PM IST

No 'Delmicron' virus yet, time to fight Omicron: Health experts

As the debate rises in India over a new Coronavirus strain being called 'Delmicron', leading health experts said on Saturday advised people not to pay heed to rumours and wait for the global health agencies like the World Health Organisation (WHO) or US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to confirm or deny the presence of such Covid variant.

25 December 2021 12:50 PM IST

Study finds SARS-CoV-2 goes underground to spread from cell to cell

A new study has found that SARS-CoV-2 has been hiding from the immune system by spreading from cell to cell.

The research has been published in the 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Journal'.

25 December 2021 12:50 PM IST

India can see surge in Covid-19 cases by end of January 2022, says Dr Sambit

India can see a surge in Covid-19 cases by the end of January 2022, a Hyderabad-based doctor warned.

25 December 2021 11:51 AM IST

Rajasthan plans to make Covid vaccination mandatory

Amid rising Covid-19 cases, Rajasthan is planning to soon issue new guidelines to make vaccination against the virus mandatory in the state, and remove those from under the state government's beneficiary list who refuse to get inoculated.

25 December 2021 11:51 AM IST

Getting a booster is best possible defence against COVID: Liverpool captain Henderson

Liverpool stars Jordan Henderson and Alisson have joined head coach Jurgen Klopp in urging Premier League supporters to get their vaccination booster against COVID-19.

25 December 2021 11:02 AM IST

Over 17.74 cr balance, unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses available with States/UTs: Health Ministry

The Union Government on Saturday said that over 17.74 crore balance and unutilised COVID vaccines are still available with the states and Union Territories (UTs).

25 December 2021 11:02 AM IST

India logs 7,189 new COVID-19 cases, nationwide Omicron infections rise to 415

India has logged 7,189 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry informed on Saturday.

25 December 2021 09:53 AM IST

Omicron up to 70% less likely to need hospital care

People getting infected with Omicron are 50 per cent to 70 per cent less likely to need hospital care compared with previous Covid-19 variants, says an analysis.

25 December 2021 09:53 AM IST

Umpire tests positive, opening ODI between USA and Ireland cancelled

The opening One-day International between Ireland and the USA men's team on December 26 has been cancelled due to a positive COVID case in the umpiring team for the matches.

25 December 2021 09:53 AM IST

Omicron spread in 108 countries and over 1.5 lakh patients in a month

Within one month Omicron has spread over 108 countries and have reported 151,368 cases and 26 deaths.

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